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Streatham Action Public Meeting: 14 July

Streatham Action held its Summer Public Meeting at English Martyrs Church on Thursday 14th July at 7.00pm.   Topics included updates about the Hub development, proposed planning activities in Streatham, reports from the newly created Friends of Streatham Green, and our locally funded, sourced and delivered youth consultation.

Representatives from Lambeth Council and local community groups shared their news with us and answered questions from the floor.  More news and updates from this meeting coming soon.

Friends of Streatham Green launch

The Friends of Streatham Green have held their first meeting on the 21st of February, supported by Streatham Action. The Friends also organised their first event on the Green this Spring. Chess on the Green was run in co-operation with the Lambeth Parks Rangers.

Further updates of Firnds of Streatham Green meetings, events, etc can be found at their website:


Festive Fun in Streatham

On 4th December, we joined in at Streatham&;s free Christmas Party on the High Road, with carol singing, local bands and performers and the arrival of Father Christmas. Along with the organisers of Streatham Festival, we joined in the festive cheer and asked local people, "What would be your Christmas Wish for Streatham?"

Streatham Expo 2010

A photo gallery is now online, showing the highlights of the successful Streatham Expo which formed part of the Big Day Out at Streatham Festival in July. The expo was run by Streatham Action in partnership with Streatham Festival Association, supported by Lambeth Council.

View the photos .

Hands Off Our Common

As most local people will be aware, just before the local elections Lambeth Council announced that they had come to revised development agreement with Tesco for the Streatham Hub site, involving construction of a temporary ice rink.

However, there was uproar when it was discovered that the only site that Lambeth were seriously considering was Streatham Common. Hands Off Our Common has been set up as a joint campaign of The Streatham Society, Sustainable Streatham and the Friends of Streatham Common. There is now a dedicated website for the Hands Off Our Common campaign at: